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Table 4 Northern Europe – state of GP/FM curriculum in medical schools

From: Undergraduate medical education in general practice/family medicine throughout Europe – a descriptive study

Country (n = 9) GP curriculum Clinical component
Medical school (n = 45) Yes/no Weeks n Which year?
Denmark    
  Aarhus Univ Yes 3 6th
  Univ of south Denmark Odense Yes 6 6th
  Aalborg Univ Yes 2 4th or 5th
  Copenhagen Univ Yes No information  
Estonia    
  Univ of Tartu Yes 6 1st, 6th
Finland    
  Univ of Helsinki Yes 4.5 1st, 2nd, 4th,5th
  Univ of Kuopio Yes 9 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th
  Univ of Oulu Yes 4 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th
  Univ of Tampere Yes 5 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
  Univ of Turku Yes 4.5 1st, 3rd, 5th
Iceland    
  Med School of Iceland Reykjavik Yes 4 2nd, 6th
Ireland    
  Univ of Limerick Yes ? 1st, 4th
  Royal College of Surgeons Med School Yes 3 1st, 4th
  Queens Univ Belfast Yes 4 4th
  Trinity College, Dublin Yes 4 4th
  NUI Galway Yes 6 1st,2nd, 4th
  Univ College Cork Yes 7 3rd, 5th
Latvia    
  Riga Stradins Univ Yes 4 6th
  Univ of Latvia Yes 4 6th
Norway    
  Univ of Bergen Yes 4 6th
  Univ of Oslo Yes 7 1st, 2nd, 5th
  Univ of Tromsø Yes 8 1st, 5th
  Norw Univ of Science and Technol, Trondheim Yes 7 1st, 2nd, 6th
Sweden    
  Sahlgrenska Acedemy Gothenburg Yes 6 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th
  Linköping Univ Yes 12 years 1-6
  Örebro univ Yes 12 years 1-6
  Umeå Univ Yes 6 3rd, 4th, 6th
  Karolinska Inst Stockholm Yes 13 years 1-6
United Kingdom    
  Keele Univ Yes 23 3rd, 4th, 5th
  NewcastleMed School Yes 8 years 1-5
  Barts and The London Yes 5+ years 1-5
  Edinburgh Yes 7 4th, 5th
  Brighton and Sussex Med School Yes 4++ 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th
  Cambridge Yes 12+ 4th, 5th, 6th
  Lancaster Med School Yes 15 years 2-5
  Leicester Yes 7 4th
  Nottingham Yes 4+ 5th
  King’s College, London Yes 10 years 1-5
  Dundee Med School Yes 12 4th, 5th
  Bristol Yes 7-8 years 1-5
  Univ of East Anglia Yes 19 years 1-5
  St. George’s Univ of London Yes 9 3rd, 5th
  Birmingham Yes 9 years 1-5
  Glasgow Yes 20 3rd, 4th, 5th
  Warwick Med School Yes 8 2nd, 3rd